Child & Family Development Child & Family Development

October 22, 2015

Social Skills groups from C&FD psychologists


The psychologists at both Child and Family Development offices are offering additional Social Skills groups this fall. 


Objective:  To promote social confidence and executive skill building.

Description: A curriculum is utilized to improve social, emotional and self-regulatory strategies and skills. These skills include improved focus, concentration, and academic performance, reducing stress and anxiety, handling peer-to-peer conflicts, managing emotions and reactions, and developing greater empathy toward others.

Ages: 7-10

Gender: Both boys and girls groups are offered

Location: ADHD groups are offered at our Midtown offices on Mondays and Tuesdays

Leader: Gretchen Hunter Ph.D. 


Objective: To improve emotional management and problem-solving skills.

Description: A curriculum is utilized to improve social, emotional and self-regulatory strategies and skills including utilizing a cognitive-behavioral approach that emphasizes learning to manage emotions and reactions, role-play new ways of interacting with others, and to practice skills such as soothing yourself when upset.

Ages: 12-14 and 15–18

Gender: Boys and girls combined

Location: Middle School and High School groups are offered at our Pineville office on Thursdays

Leaders: Gretchen Hunter Ph.D. and Amanda Cummings Ph.D.  


All groups start on the hour and are approximately 45 minutes. 


A family may pay privately or use insurance benefits, if available.


Please contact our Client Services team at 704-541-9080 about scheduling and group openings.